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Title: Labour Standards and International Trade
Author: Krisztina Kis-Katos & Günther G. Schulze
Published: December 2002
Pages: 101-129
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Can a case be made for the imposition of international minimum labour standards? And if so, on what grounds? The authors systematically present the existing theoretical and empirical arguments for and against introducing minimum labour standards on the international level, and discuss whether trade sanctions are the instrument of choice to improve labour standards around the world.

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